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with compliance departments and upstarts with energy and ideas. this status inequality demands our attention. last week's bipartisan passage of the unfunded mandate's transparency and information act is a good start, but much more must be done. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady's time has expired. the chair will receive message. the messenger: mr. speaker, a message from the president of the united states. the secretary: mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: mr. secretary. the secretary: i am directed by the president of the united states to deliver to the house of representatives a message in writing. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from minnesota seek recognition? for what purpose does the gentleman from south carolina eek recognition? without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. wilson: mr. speaker, transitioning from military to civilian life can be challenging for our veterans. the skill sets learned while serving in the armed forces are highly valued and confidence is extraordinary of veterans who have proven work ethic.
care reform, one of the authors of this bill, mr. waxman, the ranking member of energy and commerce, from california. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california is recognized. mr. waxman: i thank the gentleman for yielding to me. the truth of the matter is no matter how many votes the republicans cast to repeal the affordable care act, and no matter how many distortions they spread about the law, there are some facts they cannot change. they cannot change the fact that because the affordable care act nobody in america can ever again be denied health insurance because they have a pre-existing condition. they cannot change the fact that a woman can never be charged more than a man for the same coverage. they cannot change the fact that a family will never again be left without coverage just because their child's hospital bills got too high. these facts are stubborn. they are inconvenient for my republican colleagues, so they ignore them and they deny them. republicans have voted or will today 50 times to try to take away the basic security and freedom guaranteed by the aff
-of-the-above energy strategy. it's part of our focus on the floor this week, in fact. because developing our own resources just doesn't bring jobs home, it strengthens america abroad. last month the energy and commerce committee released a report that says, and i'll quote, by becoming a natural gas exporter, the u.s. can you is plant the influence of other -- supplant the influence of other importers like russia and iran while strengthening our allies and trading partners around the world. the key word in that statement is can. we can is up plant russia's influence but -- supplant russia's influence but we won't as long as we have to contend with the energy department's achingly slow approval process. as we speak, the administration is sitting on 24 applications for natural gas exports, it's approved just six in the last three years. this amounts to a de facto ban that only emboldins vladimir putin, allowing him to sell large quanltities of natural gas to -- quantities of natural gas to our allies. the american people have seen the threat that putin puts forward. they know something must be done
the deficit. most important of all, it is about energy independence for our country. it is about working with canada and producing energy in this country so that we get our energy here locally rather than having to get it from the middle east. that is what americans want. they want us to be energy secure in this country. to do that, we need to produce more energy like we are doing in my state of north dakota and montana across the border. movepipeline would mode -- that loyal as well as canadian oil. it is about producing oil here, or getting it from our closest friend and neighbor, canada, rather than being dependent on the middle east. classification you to have to wait on a pipeline, how safe israel transportation of these products versus pipeline transportation? is it.that we are becoming more energy secure. it is great. it is jobs and what people want. to go with that energy, we need infrastructure. that infrastructure includes pipelines as well as moving products safely by train or truck. the keystone xl will take 500 trucks a day off rose in western north dakota. it is a safety is
impact for ukraine. peter cook tells us how the ukraine is fueling the energy debate here in the states. ukraine. the latest on president obama says russian president vladimir putin has breached international law. the present spoke to reporters earlier today on the situation in crimea. thatere is a strong belief russia's actions is violating international law. president putin seems to think -- has a different set of lawyers making a different set of interpretations. that is fooling anybody. everybody recognizes that, although russia has legitimate interests in what happens in a neighboring state, that does not give them the right to use force as a means of inserting influence. said heresident also has not spoken to president putin since the weekend. let's get the latest on the --und rumble bloomberg ground from bloomberg. what is the latest in the standoff? much a tensel very standoff. there's is an air base down in crimea. it was taken over by russian forces over the weekend. this morning, ukrainian troops -- 300 of them -- marched back to that base and said they wanted it back. soldie
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in a regular car stores electricity at a lower energy density. they are later. -- later. -- lioghter. >> they cost a lot more. you can pick up the battery in your car for 100 and the dollars -- $150. the lithium-ion batteries in a tesla cost about $40,000. plan going to be built with a combination of public and private money? >> we do not know yet. there will certainly be some tax incentives involved. said that elon musk he would announce the state of the earnings call. he has not denounced yet. he is playing hardball. >> why do you think nevada is the place that will get it? at -- ou look >> they build the car in california. >> geographically, they are the winners. there are rail lines. >> the lithium is there. but there is a lithium mine in northern nevada. there are reserves in wyoming. that is good. lithium is a big cost. >> think about how exciting this is. maybe i have drunk the elon musk lay. -- kool-aid, it is going to be a huge factory. they will have the capacity to build more battery power than all the other lithium-ion factories in the world combined. >> how many automobi
bilateral and multilateral interactions. energy cooperation talks were canceled. the obama administration has placed a hold on all aspects of bilateral interaction. host: is it enough to have sanctions to influence what is going on in ukraine? the economic situation in russia may be more marvel to economic pressures than most -- may be more vulnerable to economic pressure than most people think. other analysts are not so sure. the russian system is extremely opaque. not a lot of good data is coming out. they have the ability to manipulate that data. has taken the decision that whatever costs or pressure he is to suffer under, willing to take those costs. he still sees the benefits. what is the point of all this? putin, ukraine and crimea are personal issues. many russians believe that crimea is russian territory. the people there identify as russian and crimea should always be a part of russia. there is a nationalistic element , a domestic, political element. has aly, putin long-standing policy of projecting russian power. some will say it is an effort to reconstitute the soviet bloc. i t
those countries to succumb to russian blackmail, whether it's about energy or money or anything else. i think there are a lot of tough things we can do, we can suspend russia from various organizations. >> all right. >> we can make her pay a price, i think we will do that. >> good to have you here tonight, sir. >> thank you. >>> while washington scrambles to counter president putin, a number of experienced russia watchers are wondering why anyone is surprised by these events. many feel they have been laid out quite clearly for many years. simon marks is a former bureau chief. simon welcome. you just heard the back and forth i had with congressman engle, and john mccain and president obama. they're talking about international law. who -- does putin care about any of that? >> i think that's the real question, martha. if anything good comes out of all this. it may be a fundamental misconception that one can argue has dogged russia for years, it's finally smashed. the misconception being that vladimir putin craves international respectability. you can hear john kerry talking about it in kie
program and washington said it should be allowed to produce energy. mr. obama will hold a similar meeting with the president in two weeks. orthodox jews were in west jerusalem over the weekend. they were protesting a law being debated in the israeli parliament with men to be drafted into military service and orthodox jews have been exempt and they want to keep it that way. >> it's important to tell the state of isreal that we are opposed to their political philosophies that we feel that the contribution that the elements of society are making will help the army and through our contributions and the religious spectrum we are arm and arm with the army, helping the state of israel. >> reporter: the new legislation is expected to pass in the next few weeks. ultra orthodox jews makeup 10% of israel's population. a california state lawmaker facing corruption charges says he is taking a paid leave of absence and he is accused of accepting about 100,000 in bribes including meals and golf games in exchange for his political influence. he is pleading not guilty. and he is the second california sta
at the future the way we are. here,, conditions primarily because of this tremendous energy revolution that we have had over the last few years have changed the equation in the u.s. >> but i am saying it is behavior and emotion. scarlet and her husband want to get the marginal 5000 square feet. >> 10,000! now, americansht are not as optimistic as they are traditionally. thatat is where i say people are fearful. they should not be fearful because all of the trends are working in the right direction. >> with that said, what are you seeing, jed? >> when we ask people is homeownership part of the american dream, that is climbing back up. the vast majority of young people are renting and want to buy someday. the danger is that that optimism translates into unreasonable expectations about what will happen to home prices. if people start buying homes because they think prices will keep rising at 11% a year, that is a bad thing, that is a bubble. but we are not to that point yet. >> is homeownership part of the american dream in places like san francisco where you are based? we see the income inequali
ways instead of encouraging a shortsighted and flawed referendum. puerto rico faces economic energy and public safety challenges that have a direct impact on the quality of life of its residents. joint efforts to restore economic growth, modernize energy resources, and reinforce strategies for combating drug trafficking, could have a big impact. i am encouraged by proposed reforms and i wish the best to governor garcia padilla and the early days of his term in office. mr. president, i hope the senate will not attempt to impose a solution from washington, d.c. on puerto rican voters. a solution that would be contrary to the public opinion of inhabitants of the island. i'm glad to be joined today, and i will soon yield the floor, to my colleague from west virginia, who serves on the energy and natural resources committee, which exercises jurisdiction over matters relating to puerto rico. and i would now yield the floor to my colleague, senator manchin, and ask him to comment on a recent study by the g.a.o. on puerto rico's economy and the potential effects of statehood and i yield the
of the interagency task forces that they were on. and so the secretary of energy asked me to do that project in the department of energy, and the department of energy was on, like, 133 task forces that either the secretary, the deputy secretary or an undersecretary had to participate in and had meetings at least once a month or once a week or whatever. so i sent around a questionnaire to all the assistant secretaries and said how many of these task forces do you think we could eliminate? and what do you think the answer was? [laughter] none. even though some of them never went to 'em, some of them never met. when they, when push came to shove, and this was in the reagan administration, they didn't want to give it up because at some point in tomb in some future -- in time in some future there might be an interagency task force that helped department of energy. i think if we checked with the federal agencies, they would all tell us they not only couldn't give back any spectrum, they probably needed more. but if we had a market an lust come in and do an outside independent audit, w
is announcing a $1 billion energy subsidy package. moscow amid worries that was ready to stretch its military rich further into the mainland. your reaction? guest: is a good sign the tangible support. it is important to remember that the united states along with russia and great written in 1994 -- in great britain in 1994 made certain assurances to the ukraine, and russia is now in violation. they need to respond to support ukraine and look for ways to in allies russia until they cease military action. host: president vladimir putin back, but saides that russia reserves the right to protect russians in the country and he accused the u.s. of encouraging an unconstitutional he hopes russia will not need to use force in predominantly russian-speaking eastern ukraine . guest: there is a certain irony there. first of all, president vladimir fled.ch when the agreement was signed, the russian representative refused to witness it. .here is a certain irony it has not been carried out because viktor yanukovych fled to russia. host: let's start with mario in connecticut on the line for democrats. good m
of the biggest facters in bringing more jobs back is our commitment to american energy. the all-of-the-above energy strategy that i announced a few years ago is working and today america's closer to energy independence than we have been in decades. safe and ensures the responsible production of natural gas and cleaner electricity generation from fossil fuels. it creates new incentives to cut the amount of energy we place in our cars, trucks, homes and factories. it promotes clean energy in things like solar, by making permanent tax credits. and it continues to strength protection of our air, water, land and communities and addresses the threat of climate change. climate change is in fact -- is a fact and we have to act with much more urgency to address it because a changing climate is already harming western communities, struggling with drought and coastal cities dealing with floods. that is why i directed my administration to work with states, utilities and others to set new standards on the amount of carbon pollution our power plants are allowed to dump into the air. and why
in washington this week, gives the members of the caucus renewed energy and purpose. events held during rare disease week highlight what has been accomplished and what still needs to be done and there is a lot to do but we will do it together. i am working on important legislation in this area, the bipartisan modernizing our drug and diagnostic evaluation and regulatory network, or modern cures act, that will update the nation's drug evaluation process to encourage the discovery and development of new treatments for chronic and rare diseases. the measure will also create a system that rewards efficiency and defectiveness to the benefit of all persons with rare diseases. the modern cures act will encourage the development of drugs abandoned in the development process. it will create a new category of drugs known as dormant therapies for compounds with insufficient patent protections, drugs that offer the promise to treat conditions with unmet medical needs. updating regulatory networks, such as patent reform, will help open the pipeline for new innovations and therapies. patients with degener
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amounts would cut the initial amounts of energy programs. he is having a lot of his prime programs in order to focus on infrastructure. the private sector should be focusing on this. this is what "the washington times" says. anotherident announced 600 million dollars in competitive grant funding through the federal transportation department to pay for construction and repair projects in states. of thehe latest round transportation investment generating economic recovery program, which began as part of obama's 2009 stimulus package. should be rallying together the different transportation organizations that have the budget and the know-how to make something possible. throwing money at something that is not -- that does not have a full flange is -- is the problem of the administration. caller: i appreciate you discussing this topic. day to goke all through the list that are going on in my home town report that need to be done. host: why is that? illinois, they are broke and our community is broke. it would take a program like the one barack obama is mentioning to come up with the fun
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that the limited resource is cash. it is not. the limited resources always the time and energy of the management team and their focus. when i come into a situation, it is always about what we are focusing on and what can we move to the side, because you have limited time and energy for the management team to actually drive change and drive improvement. it gives them that opportunity, in a calmer environment. >> cash is a factor in that. you can always get cash. you can leverage something, ight? if there is a cogent strategy -- >> you are able to get cash. >> it is costly. but you can do it. >> the mob might lend you money. >> but when you are meandering around a bunch of strategies and a lost customer base, it is very difficult. >> if you are doing restructuring with jcpenney or another company, is there a point beyond which you just say, ok, it is not worth salvaging here, we're just going to shut it all down? where is the tipping point echo -- where is the tipping point? >> you know, jcpenney has artie crusted, but that is a qualitative thing you have to go through. thed to consider what is in
, other parts of california, too. but it's on the move. all that energy has its target on washington, d.c., parts of west virginia, kentucky. this thing is not just snow, it's sleet and a whole lot of mess. let's get to gio. he'll bring us the rest of the story. good morning, gio. >> reporter: hey, ginger, good morning to you from the famous "rocky" steps. you can see these plows working here in philadelphia. we're seeing a mix of snow and sleet here in philly. and all across the nation, an icy mess. take a look. this morning, blinding snow. and pounding sleet. >> talk about sleet coming down. >> reporter: attacking half the nation. from texas to oklahoma -- [ thunder claps ] ground-shaking thunder snow. and this rare sight in norman, oklahoma. thunder sleet lightning. in southern illinois, car windshields transforming into blinding sheets of solid ice. in wichita, kansas, an ice road nightmare. hundreds of weather-related accidents leading to at least eight deaths. in arkansas, this suv losing control and plunging right off a bridge injuring two and killing one. this semi in oklahoma c
. it means the batteries of their cells are defective. you need energy. remember all those high school books with the cells dividing and things that need energy to drive it. these kids are born with problems in the battery. the technique is take an egg with a normal, healthy battery, a my toechondria and transplant it into an egg in a family you know has these diseases and fertilize it, voila, in theory, no problem, no disease, because you have put in the right genes. >> the egg has dna from two mothers. >> 37 genes come with the my toechondria and two mothers. in all honesty, i don't think we will have a dispute based on that. it is pretty clear the dad and the person that has the embryo and carries it to term are going to be the parents. >> let's bring in danny cevallos. is there going to be a problem there? let's start with the fact that there would be three parents. would somebody have a right to say that they can claim parentage to an offspring? >> well, that becomes a problem. how will the law deal with what is a parent and how to define a parent. dr. caplan, i have been a follower of
grow, precisely because of ener >> absolutely. from an energy perspective, it's very important. and also from a symbolic perspective. don't forget the crimean peninsula is viewed as the heart of mother russia. there's a reason when the soviet union broke up, the russians insisted on keeping their warm water port on the black sea. that's symbolic, you go back to the mid-19th century and the crimean war. this is some place that the russians are not going to let go of without a fight. >> if you can hang on there, jennifer, i want to bring in a story and larry sab adough. these are types of unexpected events pop up when a president under pressure can raise how much we can do to respond to a crisis. most americans feel for this time does not really affect them, but it depends on how it goes, right? >> sure, and this reminds us how quickly things can change in an election year. given american public opinion about military involvement abroad in the post-iraq, post-afghanistan era, it's fair to say that americans overwhelmingly would not favor any sort of military action, perhaps sanct
russia to europe, and europe gets an awful lot of its energy from russia via that pipeline. now for the russians, it's not just economic. it's not geopolitical. it is cultural. this is the birthplace of the russian state. this is where the russians began or what would eventually become the russians began their campaign to free themselves from the monguls back in centuries ago. so there is a cultural tie there. this all comes back in many ways to this fight between the west and the east. and there is just very strong sentiment from vladimir putin in particular, that he wants to re-establish an eurasiaen power, with a political system. this territory. this patch of ground is just located in such an area, tony, that it is fought over for centuries, and it remains a question whether it's european or russian. >> thank you. we'll bring that into sharp relief in just a moment. phil ittner for us in russia. and we'll look at how the ukraine history is effecting the current crisis. >> before we take a look at the peninsula, let's look at centuries ago. long holding influence over the ent
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and texas luciano elon musk says the plans to use renewable energy includes wind, solar farms that was in his plan announced yesterday. tesla says the factory will be at full capacity by 2020 and in its full year they reduce battery costs by 30% and produce 500,000 vehicles every year. gm sold 2.7 million new vehicles in 2013. adam: i was that all things z, which you haven't seen pictures of. and a new battery factory will be built, $1.6 billionnin financing. and the stock price and all time high. and the price target is $65. >> if you go to morgan stanley, $320. not everyone is convinced tesla can disrupt the batteries and do everything they are promising to do. it is pretty tremendous an increase even if we are talking about 2020 down the road. some are remaining very conservative. morgan stanley $320. adam: thank you very much. cheryl: high tech doesn't typically mean high fashion until now. the wearable gadget that actually looks like jewelery finally. adam: blackstone and steel for verisign gee, the potential ceo sees his exclusive interview with maria. cheryl: the severi
the middle class. they have an eight-point margin over republicans on health care, immigration and energy. they even have a one-point lead over republicans when it comes to taxes. taxes. and it's an even playing field when it comes to the economy. but the only major issue where people trust republicans more than democrats is on the budget deficit, and there only by two points. yet despite all that, things look bleak for democrats in this year's midterm elections. we all know that. they don't stand a chance to regain the house. and according to an elections expert, charlie cook, they're losing their grip on the senate where republicans need to pick up net six seats to retake the majority. charlie cook put it bluntly today, saying, quote, democrats' chances of holding on to their majority in the senate is looking increasingly tenuous. there are now at least ten and potentially as many as 13 democratic-held seats in jeopardy. 10 to 13. by contrast, only two gop seats are in any meaningful danger. and that number hasn't changed in six months. things are starting to look grisly for senate demo
river until testing. they urge residents not to eat from the river, either. a duke energy power plant leaked more than 80,000 tons of sludge into the river. the federal government is launching a criminal investigation now into the spill. >> there have been huge strides made in the battle against childhood obesity, our children slimming down. >> we're talking about preschool age kids. >> that's right, toddlers, kindergarteners, kids ages two to five. it's a significant age group, because doctors say children who are overweight that young are more likely to be overweight as duties. let's show you the strides made in the last decade. obesity rates for children dropped 43% from 14% 10 years ago to about 8% between 2011 and 2012. food and health activists are praising the progress. >> what's amazing is that it seems like some of the initiatives happening are actually working. whether that's parents buying and serving food to their children or early intervention, things like breastfeeding and the reduction of sugary drinks are actually working, which is great news for the whole country. >>
're talking about cereals to energy drinks. companies have two years to put them into effect. >> this makes so much sense, because so many of us have been looking at portion sizes. nobody eats two cookies. >> nobody. >> it's going to cost money. >> it is estimated $2 billion to do this changeover. >> all this coming when we have a major obesity epidemic. >> one third of adults are obese. that is a serious number. the end goal is to inform the public. >> you asked me if i read the labels. i didn't always. i still do. thanks a lot. >> arizona's governor vetoing that controversial bill over gay rights. the pressure put on her to reject the measure. >> ecrane's ousted pressure making a plea to russia, asking moscow to lend a helping hand. >> there are new rules put in place for this year's boston marathon, the steps being taken to make sure people are safer in the wake of last year's bombing. >> can a soccer ball change the world? >> literally, hundreds of millions of children every single day have nothing more than a rock to play with. >> find out how one man's vision became a reality that has im
parts. number one, good jobs that pay good wages and manufacture in energy and innovation and infrastructure. number two, train folks with a skills they need to get those jobs, something that your sender, al franken, is doing great work on every single day. he cares a lot about that job training issue. [applause] number three, guaranteeing every child has access to a world-class education. [applause] and, number four, making sure that hard work is rewarded with wages you can live on, and savings you can retire on, and health care you can count on. that's what we're fighting for. [applause] minnesota is helping to lead the way on these issues. your state legislature is poised to raise your minimum wage this year. in my state of union address, i call for a new women's economic agenda. it's actually a family economic agenda. equal pay for equal work, paid sick leave and more. and there are leaders in your state legislature that are working hard at this, because they know when women succeed, america succeeds. so on all these issues, we reaching out to members of congress, look
to be a balance between the amount of energy you take in and the amount of energy that you expend, and we all need to move more, but we also need to control the amount of fat and sugar in our diet. professor snelling teaches at american university, undergraduate and graduate classes, on some of these topics that we have been covering this morning on the "washington journal." we have mentioned obesity rates a bit this morning. help us understand where we are. the two headlines that my confusion -- that might confuse viewers. a recent gallup poll -- u.s. obesity rates tick up to 27.1% in 2013. then here is a fox news story that says a new study shows a 43% job in obesity rates in young children ages 2 to 5. where are we really? guest: in the past 20 years, the obesity epidemic has been part of our culture. we are seeing certain age groups -- it is sad to think that we are talking about obesity rates in 2 to 5-year-old children. this is a preschooler. whether it is in a childcare setting or an apparent -- or in their parents' home. said it did by fox, drop, but we still have a long way to go because
. >> on top of that the supermarkets are crowded with other juices and energy drinks, competition that didn't exist 15 years ago. and the price of a box of oranges is predicted to increase every year which will likely be passed on to the consumer. >> christine johnson. thank you. >>> roberto writes about food and the consumer industry. "how america fell out of love with orange juice" was posted this week. weekend. >> thanks for having me. >> what do you think the most important one is? >> it's not really clees. the most important thing is definitedeafa disease called citrus greepg. it came to florida in the late '90s and it's pretty much affecting every single citrus tree in florida. >> i found fascinating that your article talks about our changes as consumers. a lot of people don't sit down to breakfast anymore and maybe that's why the drink is not so popular. >> it used to be you drink this drink in the morning and get this as part of your breakfast. now americans are not eating breakfast or eating breakfast on the go. >> that's a trend that's likely to continue.
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. energy sectors of the massive amount of corruption that takes place, those things have got to be dealt with. candidly one of the roles that the imf is best at playing has been that mechanism that helps force those changes without an outside 4825 forcing mechanism in this -- is on like the that the ukraine will be a will to -- it will take them strong, strong . >> the effort to attach the main veteran groups have come out against it. >> you know, i -- the senate to vote have been here seven years now. the senate has been on the verge of a death spiral for several months. when you have a leader -- and i said this directly. this is in his office. when you have of the year that is totally banned on ensuring that there is no debate you will find people using all kinds of avenues to try to bring something to the floor for debate it is beyond belief. it is the greatest deliberative body you have friends and ellis side of the aisle of just as frustrated as many it's reprehensible. reprehensible away the united states and operates. i think most of vino that i have done everything i can to reach
a fortune in the energy sector in the 1990s. her reputation is tainted. she's a controversial figure. >> i remember watching a video of her coming out in her wheelchair. thousands were screaming. is it a choice of the less of of two evils, yulia tymoschenko, and viktor yanukovych, or are the people rallying behind her. people seemed to have generous support for her. >> certainly she is charismatic and is a populous. >> she knows what it tell people to get them revved up. >> yes. it's no accident the image is hot. she want the people to win people with her charisma. viktor yanukovych wanted to win people with the iron fit. >> charisma versus the in fist. thank you eileena, professor at fordham university. >> back in the u.s. officials in montana issued an avalanche advisory. police and firefighters going door to door because an up to came together when an avalanche barrelled down a mountain. >> reporter: practically an entire town comes out when word spread that an 8-year-old boy and elderly couple was buried by an avalanche. >> they told us. >> there was a bunch of fire trucks. we were cu
in america. so far bureau launched four of these hubs where workers could printing, energy-efficient electronics, light weight metals, and digital manufacturing. technologies that could help ensure a steady stream of good jobs well into the 21st century. on wednesday, i launched a new, titian to build a 21st century infrastructure. transit, bridges, mass more efficient ports, and faster passenger rails. rebuilding america will not just attract businesses, it will create more construction jobs that cannot be shipped overseas. congress could make an even bigger difference in both areas. thanks to the leadership of a bipartisan group of lawmakers, there is a ill in congress right now that will create an entire network of high tech manufacturing hubs all across the country. next week, i will send congress a budget that will rebuild our transportation systems and support millions of jobs nationwide. there is a lot we could do if we work together. while congress decides what it is going to do, i am going to keep doing everything in my power to rebuild an economy where everybody w
and the energy they have brought to the electoral process. my gripe is not with the tea party. my gripe is with some washington organizations and feel like they have to go raise money by .eating up on me and others >> some members have pushed you to places you do not want to be. five years in -- leader. as the i do not think it has changed at all. my job is to listen to my colleagues, to work with my calling about and to fight with the common ground is so we can move forward. i don't believe things have changed at all. paste observation this week was an event that would cover here in washington. his assessment is that john boehner will likely set -- stepped down as speaker at the end of this year. agree or disagree? >> i think we have to wait for the election results. let's say the republicans have a very good year, they take control of the senate, which handicappers from's new andenberg -- stu rothenberg others think is more likely than not. usually, the republicans pick up in the house. john boehner would have a chance to pass legislation that would reach president's desk. he might ve
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